2 Replies Latest reply: Feb 14, 2014 10:53 AM by 9cba6a43-ae63-4547-9d75-c22ff82c9775 RSS

    Is auto-download dead for Java 7+?




      I'm attempting to track down whether java web start can auto-download java 7.


      I have this for a jnlp and when I try the link on a java 6 client, it fails with a message saying that it cannot download java 7.


      <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>

      <!-- JNLP File for the Empirix E-XMS(tm) application -->

      <!DOCTYPE jnlp PUBLIC "-//Sun Microsystems, Inc//DTD JNLP Discriptor 1.5//EN" "http://java.sun.com/dtd/JNLP-1.5.dtd">



          codebase="$$codebase" >


              <title>My Company $$xms_site_name</title>

              <vendor>My CompanyInc.</vendor>

              <homepage href="http://www.My Company.com"/>

              <description> my description</description>

              <icon href="images/hammer_shortcut.gif"/>

              <icon kind="splash" href="images/HammerXMS-NW-Splash.png"/>

              <shortcut online="true">


                  <menu submenu="My Company Product"/>




              <all-permissions />



              <j2se version="1.7+" initial-heap-size="64m" max-heap-size="768m" href="http://java.sun.com/products/autodl/j2se" />

              <jar href="$$codebasenetworkWideClient.jar" main="true" />